Welcome to the official Prolight + Sound blog!
Here you will find all the relevant information about Prolight + Sound, as well as articles on new trends, products and innovations from the sector. In our archive, you will find an overview of contributions from 2007 to the present day.
Prolight + Sound
Prolight + Sound - one of the most successful trade fairs worldwide for technologies and services in the fields of entertainment, integrated systems and creation.
The fair is held annually in the Main metropolis of Frankfurt and presents a comprehensive overview of all products and services in the event sector.
Product groups at Prolight + Sound
- ProLight: Lighting technology at the Prolight + Sound
The fair is the first port of call for visitors interested in professional lighting technology. In addition to lighting technology, projectors, spotlights and lighting-control systems, the hall is the setting for spectacular laser and stage effects in action. The complementary programme of events at Prolight + Sound offers insights into trending subjects, such as intelligent light controls, digital transmission protocols, pixel and voxel mapping and energy-efficient lighting.
- ProStage: Stage technology at the Prolight + Sound
Over the years, the product segment of theatre and stage technology has developed into one of the main elements of Prolight + Sound. Thus, the last editions welcomed an increasing number of manufacturers of over-stage and under-stage machines, stages, grandstands, automation and curtain technology and specialised lighting and control desks for use in theatres. For the first time, there will be a special lecture platform, the Theatre + Light Stage, with a programme especially for professionals from the theatre sector. There, companies can take part with demonstrations and workshops or hold lectures relevant to the subject. Moreover, Prolight + Sound is the venue for the presentation of the renowned Opus – German Stage Award.
- ProAudio: Sound reinforcement technology at the Prolight + Sound
Visitors to Prolight + Sound have the opportunity to experience the entire product world around professional audio technology. The focus here is on live and concert sound systems, fixed installations and studio and broadcast solutions. At the outdoor area, companies will be demonstrating their PA systems under real-life conditions. In addition, there will be an extensive programme of events focusing on future-oriented topics such as IP-based transmission technology and immersive audio applications.
- ProMedia: Multifunctional console at the Prolight + Sound
Experience product highlights and innovations all around media technology. This is where manufacturers of projection and display technology, media control systems and networks, cameras, camera technology, film and video technology and specific accessories for media technology present themselves. In addition, trade media as well as associations and institutions will be presenting themselves.
- ProEvent: burning heart on stage as a show at Prolight + Sound
At Prolight + Sound, event managers will find everything they need to create spectacular events. In addition to traditional event technologies, this includes specialist software solutions and services for event organisers, furnishings, decoration and facilities, transport solutions and much more. Prolight + Sound also offers wide-ranging know-how around event safety and security as well as valuable ideas for successful corporate events.
- ProDJ Sample Music Festival
The primary aim of the Sample Music Festival is not to present equipment but rather to encourage active visitor participation. Away from the competition between the individual brands, combining different items of equipment leads to exciting applications – active and practical.
Its international character and comprehensive range of products and services make a major contribution to the success of Prolight + Sound.
Whether you are a sound expert, lighting designer, set designer, studio technician or event service provider, the fair attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.
In addition to festive award shows, such as the Opus - German Stage Prize, the Sinus - System Integration Award and the PIPA Award, the programme also includes an extensive conference programme for trade visitors.
Get an overview of the Prolight + Sound exhibition grounds. Where are which product groups presented? Where are the catering locations or the barrier-free entrances.
There are numerous information stands directly at the fair where you can find answers to your questions. You can obtain information here even before the fair begins.
Further information at a glance:
In addition to the day-to-day running of the fair, with its many exhibitors, products and services, Prolight + Sound is also the venue for a host of workshops, product presentations under real-life conditions, lectures and conferences on subjects of interest to the sector and seminars. In addition, important awards are presented by the events industry.
You will find further information here.
Arrival and stay
The Frankfurt trade fair venue is located in the heart of Europe and in the centre of Germany. Its central location offers the best international transport connections by air, rail and road. Wherever you travel from, you can reach Messe Frankfurt quickly and easily.